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Biblical Counseling Coalition: Grace & Truth

Category Archives: Repentance

Have You Been Burned By A NANC Counselor?

Perhaps you are like a lot of people I have talked to since being asked to become the executive director of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC) (Now: ACBC: Association of Certified Biblical Counselors). I’ve heard stories of people who have friends, relatives, and acquaintances with terrible things to say about NANC counselors. I want to explain to you why I agreed to lead an organization with some counselors that, apparently, have such a terrible reputation. In particular I have five things I’d like to say to anyone who’s been burned by a NANC counselor. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Forgiveness, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Repentance, Sin | Tags: , , , ,

Bringing Self-Harm Habits Into the Light

We cannot ignore self-injurious behavior in the local church but encourage those truly struggling to bring the issue into the light so that Christ may be glorified. Continue reading

Topics: Addictions, Cutting and Self-Harm, Idolatry, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Repentance | Tags: , , , , , ,

Confession: The Prerequisite to Repentance and Forgiveness

Christians regard repentance, forgiveness, and restoration to be important, but few Christians today understand what practicing confession means. This post clarifies what confession is and what it looks like when practiced in a biblical way. Continue reading

Topics: Faith, Forgiveness, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Repentance | Tags: , ,

About the BCC

The BCC exists to strengthen churches, para-church organizations, and educational institutions by promoting excellence and unity in biblical counseling as a means to accomplish compassionate outreach and effective discipleship.